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The Highways Agency has awarded a Halcrow/Hyder joint venture a £1.5m contract for design services on the Manchester smart motorways phase two... continue
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The Highways Agency has awarded Balfour Beatty a £35m design and build contract to improve a 2.5-mile section of the A21 between Tonbridge and... continue
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North Yorkshire County Council has reduced Ringway’s highway maintenance contract by one year after the firm failed to meet three of its... continue
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Transport for London has awarded five new traffic signals maintenance contracts valued at  around £317m over their maximum eight-year... continue
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A number of English highway authorities are requesting approval from the DfT this month for permit schemes to manage road works, ahead of rule... continue
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The London Borough of Islington wants to trial slimmer traffic signals at a busy road junction.  Islington has identified the junction of Old... continue
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Leeds City Council has released more details of a proposed 15-mile cycle superhighway linking Bradford city centre and Cross Gates, east of Leeds... continue
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A DfT report has urged the strengthening of the economic modelling of the case for investing in measures to protect transport networks from severe... continue
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Transport for London has launched a public consultation on the first segregated Cycle Superhighway, which aims to improve safety through one of the... continue
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Brighton and Hove City Council is to apply to the DfT for powers to introduce a permit scheme for managing works in the road. The council estimates... continue
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Residents have rejected plans to close a number of residential streets in Tooting, south London, to prevent rat-running.  Wandsworth consulted... continue
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Road traffic levels on Transport for London’s road network increased by 1.7 index points in 2013/14 against 2012/13 levels, Transport for... continue
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Councils should be given the power to enforce 20mph speed limits, according to the London Borough of Hackney.  A list of proposed actions in the... continue
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Andrew Forster
Councillors in Cambridgeshire have approved revised designs for bus stops on two busy roads in Cambridge as part of a package of measures to give... continue
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Large numbers of lone drivers are using the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes in South Gloucestershire, according to council monitoring.  A... continue
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The DfT has explained how the new long-term planning framework for England’s strategic road network will operate after the Highways Agency... continue
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Andrew Forster
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has rejected the Highways Agency’s plan to operate a 60mph speed limit all day on smart motorway... continue
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Consultants Arup and URS have won a £1m contract from the DfT to provide technical advice and support for the development of the roads reform... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
One of the least remarked aspects of the consultations about Government plans to convert the Highways Agency into a company, is promise of the... continue
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Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has challenged the engineering sector to prepare to deliver a £24bn roads investment programme as he... continue
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